A$AP Rocky News

 
  • Cover of ASAP Rocky Sued For Allegedly Slapping Female Fan
    Last year, it was reported that A$AP Rocky had been charged with assault, stemming from an incident at that year's Made In America festival where he allegedly slapped a female fan.
  • Cover of Danny Brown Says His "Hella Hoes" Verse Was Cut Without His Knowledge [Update: Brown Clears Up Controversy]
    This week, A$AP Mob got back on track with their upcoming collaborative album by releasing the posse cut "Hella Hoes," which featured verses from A$APs Rocky, Ferg, Nast and Twelvyy.
  • Cover of Rapper-Endorsed Actavis Cough Syrup Ceases Production
    If you listen to current rap music, you may have heard the brand Actavis name-dropped a couple of times.
  • Cover of A$AP Rocky Says Sophomore Album Is "Coming ASAP"
    Fans of the Southern-influenced New York native A$AP Rocky have been fiending for new music from him since his debut album Long.Live.A$AP (and his debut mixtape Live.Love.A$AP) dropped over a year ago.
  • Cover of Stalking SXSW: Instagram Photo Recap (Part 3)
    We've been keeping you up to date with all the latest hip-hop news and music, so how could we not give you a view of SXSW from the eyes of the fans who were able to attend?
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: March 13
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of "Divergent" Soundtrack To Feature New Music From Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky & Chance The Rapper
    You may know "Divergent" as that movie that kind of looks like a bootleg "Hunger Games", but what you likely didn't know is that its soundtrack hosts some exclusive new material from your favorite rappers.
  • Cover of A$AP Ferg, A$AP Rocky, DJ Khaled, Juelz Santana & Meek Mill Hit The Studio
    Earlier today we saw the photo of Justin Bieber, Wale, Stalley, Rick Ross, Diddy and Jermaine Dupri, the result of a Mastermind studio session which went down in Atlanta, as Rozay finalizes his album. Another set of rappers have also hit the studio today and documented their time, as they are likely to do.
  • Cover of Crew Love: A$AP Mob
    As yesterday's flash mob in NYC proved, the A$AP name can still send fans into frenzied riots.
  • Cover of A$AP Rocky Announces Instrumental Album Release & Single, Causes "VLone Riot Rave" In SoHo
    As reported by Complex, it seems A$AP Rocky shut down the Lower Manhattan neighborhood of SoHo with a bit of guerilla marketing this afternoon.
  • Cover of A$AP Rocky Appears In DKNY Ad Campaign
    We're all aware of A$AP Rocky's love for high-end fashion, and recently he's had the chance to model for one such brand, DKNY, in his home of NYC.
  • Cover of ASAP Rocky Photographed By Terry Richardson For Paper Magazine
    ASAP Rocky will grace the pages of Paper Magazine for a second time, with a new shoot from Terry Richardson. This isn't the first time Terry has linked up with Rocky either, and in typical form, the photographer shoots ASAP in front of a white back-drop, with the Fashion Killa stunting in his clothing selection.
  • Cover of Bun B & A$AP Rocky Discuss Trinidad Jame$' Claim That The South Runs New York
    As we've reported, Trinidad Jame$ is feeling a bit of heat for a comment he made at a recent gig in Brooklyn: "Us in the South, we run y'all musically."  Bun B, who hails from Houston, and A$AP Rocky, a Harlemite, have shared their thoughts on the comment in a new interview with MTV.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Describes Kanye West As A Prophet & Feels A$AP Rocky Sneak Dissed Him
    In a new interview with FUSE, Childish Gambino (aka Donald Glover) spoke on his new album Because The Internet, his writing process, his perception of Kanye West and A$AP Rocky and more. 
  • Cover of ASAP Rocky Charged After Allegedly Slapping Female Fan [Update: Rocky Avoids Charges]
    Earlier this summer, some footage surfaced which seemingly depicted ASAP Rocky slapping a female fan at a show in Australia. Today, an assault charge was filed against Rocky - for an unrelated, but very similar incident.
  • Cover of Show Your Grill, Ho: 25 Photos Of Rappers Wearing Grillz
    Grills have been a part of hip hop culture for some time. From Flava Flav to A$AP Rocky, and of course Nelly and Paul Wall's famous ode, we're not likely to see this trend dying anytime soon. 
  • Cover of Grand Theft Auto V Soundtrack Revealed [Update: Official Soundtrack Now Available For Purchase]
    With the arrival of GTA V less than a month away, the extensive official soundtrack has been revealed via a PS3 pre-load. Although it spans most genres, it's hip-hop heavy, featuring new music and classics alike.
  • Cover of A$AP Rocky Apologizes To Jason Collins, For Seeming Homophobic At MTV VMAs
    During the 2013 MTV Video Awards, A$AP Rocky was on stage with Jason Collins – who famously came out to the media this summer – and introduced Macklemore’s “Same Love” which deals with the subject matter of equality and having an open mind towards people of varying sexuality. Inadvertently, the rapper gave C
  • Cover of Photos: A$AP Rocky, Kendrick Lamar & More Perform At Rock The Bells 2013 In L.A.
    Rock The Bells hit Los Angeles over the weekend to kick off the festival, and HotNewHipHop was in attendance. The L.A. line-up included Kid Cudi, A$AP Rocky and his Mob, J. Cole, the Black Hippy crew and many, many more. 
  • Cover of A$AP Rocky Responds To Kendrick Lamar's "Control" Verse
    While in Philadelphia performing at Budweiser's Jay Z-curated "Made In America" festival this weekend, A$AP Rocky was asked about his reaction to Kendrick Lamar's infamous verse on Big Sean's Hall Of Fame B-side "Control". 
  • Cover of Watch "Made In America" Performances From Public Enemy, 2 Chainz, A$AP Rocky, Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar, Miguel, Wiz Khalifa, Macklemore
    Saturday was the first day of Budweiser's 2013 "Made In America" festival, held at Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Noteworthy acts included A$AP Rocky, Solange, Public Enemy, 2 Chainz, and Beyonce, who headlined last night.
  • Cover of A$AP Rocky Works On Special Project With Jeremy Scott
    The hip hop culture has a very heavy impact on the fashion culture in today's world and one huge market where the two collide is sneakers.  Rappers are getting huge sneaker deals and collaboration opportunities from major sneaker brands.
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: August 23-29
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific bars are often overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions.
  • Cover of ASAP Rocky Comments On Security Scuffle AT VMAs
    Last week, some footage surfaced of ASAP Rocky getting up in the grill of a security guard at the VMAs. The exchange looked pretty heated, but the context of what was going on wasn't entirely clear.
  • Cover of Episode 5 of Our Exclusive "Under The Influence" BTS With Wiz Khalifa, A$AP Rocky, Berner & More (Finale)
    With the Under The Influence tour over, revisit HNHH and Taylor Gang's final vlog episode of life on the road with Wiz Khalifa and A$AP Rocky. In episode 5 of our look behind-the-scenes on the tour, we see a visual recap of the final performances as well as the crew partying on the road.
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